Yanpals Incorporated

Video-focused social communication live-streaming peer-to-p...


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Yanpals: Fast Facts

Yanpals is an exciting new social video distribution platform that connects live streamers with a seamless technology and an AI-guided content matching system designed to pull together users with the same interests.

It’s designed to make live streaming “push-button simple” and curate appropriate users feeds based on the the specific interest loci that they express. The result is a sharing platform that’s easy and fun to use, and that keeps users coming back for new content.

The Confusion

Existing social media sites are, for many users, far more confusing than they need be. This is due, in part, to an advertising-based revenue model that relies upon “engagement” in order to bill advertisers as much as possible.

“Engagement” in this context is simply “how long users spend on your site.” Sites are “optimized” to increase this type engagement, and the best way they’ve found to maximize the time users spend on their sites is to be confusing.

The Yanpals Solution

Yanpals turns ad-driven social media conventions on their head. It flips the script, making the user, and not advertisers, the foundational element of the entire site. It does this by presenting users with the social media tools they actually need, in a reasonable interface.

Unlike most existing social media sites, which began as text-only platforms, Yanpals is built around video from the ground up. It’s designed to make users’ streams and videos the main focus, not random memes, wordy rants or photographs devoid of context.

The video focus carries through to Yanpals’ direct messaging feature, which is equivalent to a video phone call, and carries much more depth of nuance than any typed chat message could ever hope.

By pulling all these features together in a simple-to-use peer-to-peer tech platform, we give users the opportunity to connect with the world of social media on their own terms, and in a flexible medium accessible to anyone with a webcam or cellular phone. 

Key Features

AI-driven, interests-based distribution of new content, in chronological order, ensures that users always have direct access to the latest videos most appropriate to their declared interest profile.

Chat and messaging system for simple, private user-to-user communications.

Photo and picture uploading and sharing.

Quick and easy video upload and sharing, as well as live streaming options.

Video call and video conference features for rich communication between users and a more personal touch for important or intimate communications.

Peer-to-peer architecture for increased network resiliency and greater feelings of user control over contributed content and data. 

Traction &

Meet The Team

Joseph Okoro
Co-founder and Board Chair
Joseph Okoro is the Chairman of Seagrace Oil & Gas Ltd. He has ventured into other business which he oversees from calabar. He has over a decade of experience in business management and a strong interest in ICT.

Obot Sylvanus Harry
Co-founder and MD/CEO
Obot Sylvanus recieved training in electronics/telecommunications, electrical engineering. He is born for technology. He developed innovative products such as public power automatic phase searchers, automatic change-over switches, phase failure detectors for industrial motors etc. He is also the Software Architect and CTO of YanPals.

Justus Inspire Oseuno
Co-founder and CXO
Justus Inspire is a User Experience Designer and he is the chief experience officer of the company. He handles the user experience design and concept development of the application. He worked briefly in the Advertising Industry as a creative director and has extensive knowledge in media. He is also a social media expert. With his understanding of user interaction design and user research, he has taken user experience to the next level.

Vincent Dossou
Head of Investments
Vincent is a graduate from UMUC(University of Maryland University College) in Computer Network Security, obtains MCSE and CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network +. Bilingual (French & English) Director ,Young African Diplomatic Council.

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